Folk remedy for sunburns
Sunburn can be obtained not only under the direct rays of the hot sun, but sometimes it shines through a sort of haze of clouds. Especially if the wind is strong. What do you do if you came home you found that the skin became red, itchy and hurts when touched?
Photo: Burda Mediaplayersprite just need to be under a cool shower or cover the burnt places a wet sheet (to change it you need as soon as it is heated — not less than 5 times). You can take a cool bath, adding a half pack of soda. Procedure time 10 minutes.
Photo: Burda Megapole bath go to the kitchen. That is where you will find everything you need to fight burns. Grate on a fine grater potato, squeeze the juice, soak it in cheesecloth and apply to the burn, too, repeat at least 5 times. There are apricots — well, watermelon is even better. Mashed apricot or flesh of the watermelon, apply for 30 minutes.
Photo: Burda Medialogia think that the remedy for sunburn # 1 is the sour cream. Yes, in the first 10 minutes it cools the skin (for the fridge), but then it begins to dry and forms a fat film that “preserves” the burn. The temperature is doubled and the condition is aggravated. Therefore, having at hand only the cream, wash it off after 5-7 minutes after application.Grass.
Photo: Burda-mediaМногие herbs have anti-inflammatory properties. Brew chamomile, calendula, sage, fireweed (together or any of them). Cool and make a compress of gauze.
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Strong tea (black or green does not matter) — an excellent remedy to reduce skin peeling after burn in the future.
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Have on the windowsill grows the agave (aloe). It is quite effectively cope with burns. Fresh aloe Vera juice in addition promotes regeneration of the skin. So you need to use it a few days after the burns.
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Sunburns water need to be applied not only externally, but inside. The more you drink fluids (preferably pure water, but juices, fruit drinks, fruit drinks sour), the faster the healing.
On average, the treatment of burns lasts a week. Then, the burnt skin peels off and is removed. With deep burns do not own to peel back, the more rubbing it with sponges, scrubs, brushes, can be an infection. It is better to calmly survive this difficult period, continue to be extremely cautious, staying in the sun.
Source: magazine “family doctor”
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